701-1562-00L  Cases in Environmental Policy and Decision Making

Semester Frühjahrssemester 2016
Dozierende A. Patt, M. Morosini, D. Schröter, A. Scolobig
Periodizität jährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
Lehrsprache Englisch
Kommentar Maximale Teilnehmerzahl: 40


Kurzbeschreibung The course will proceed through a series of case studies, modeled after those often used in business and policy teaching curricula. Students will engage in individual and group work to practice the art of effective decision-making, recommending a course of action for the individual and organization that is the subject of each case, gaining valuable insights into environmental policy-making.
Lernziel - Identify the facts, assumptions, theories, and social constructions guiding the decisions of different stakeholders to a range of environmental and natural resource policy problems.
- Recognize key institutional and interpersonal challenges in decision-making situations.
- Design communication and decision-making processes that can work effectively in the context of stakeholder worldviews and perspectives.
- Conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis of value to decision-makers, and communicate that in a manner that is clear and effective.
- Consider broader policy issues applicable across the cases, such as the appropriate roles of public, non-profit, and private sector organizations, the decentralization of authority, and possible societal pathways towards sustainability.
Inhalt The course will cover a range of environmental problem areas, include land conversion, water quality, air quality, climate change, and energy. Across these issues, cases will force students to confront particular decisions needing to be made by individuals and organizations, primarily in the public and non-profit sectors, but also in provate sector firms.
Voraussetzungen / Besonderes It would be desirable, but not essential, that students had already taken a course on policy analysis and modeling.


Information zur Leistungskontrolle (gültig bis die Lerneinheit neu gelesen wird)
Leistungskontrolle als Semesterkurs
ECTS Kreditpunkte 6 KP
Prüfende A. Patt, M. Morosini, D. Schröter, A. Scolobig
Form benotete Semesterleistung
Prüfungssprache Englisch
Testat erforderlich Nein
Repetition Repetition nur nach erneuter Belegung der Lerneinheit möglich.


Keine öffentlichen Lernmaterialien verfügbar.
Es werden nur die öffentlichen Lernmaterialien aufgeführt.


Nummer Titel Umfang Dozierende
701-1562-00 P Cases in Environmental Policy and Decision Making 4 Std.
Do 13-17 HG E 41 »
A. Patt, M. Morosini, D. Schröter, A. Scolobig


Plätze Maximal 40
Warteliste Bis 26.02.2016
Belegungsende Belegung nur bis 04.03.2016 möglich

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Studiengang Bereich Typ
Science, Technology, and Policy Master Fallstudien W Information
Umweltnaturwissenschaften Master Anwendungen O Information
Umweltnaturwissenschaften Master Politik, Entscheidungsanalyse und Modellierung W Information